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Roger Davies comes to Skelmanthorpe

Back in September 2014 Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass shared the stage with Yorkshire singer/songwriter, Roger Davies for the band’s 20th anniversary concert. The concert took place in Shelly College’s new auditorium where the band and ‘The Yorkshire Songwriter’ himself performed varied … Continue reading

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Easyfundraising

We have registered with an organisation called Easyfundraising.org.uk that can generate funds for Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community without any cost or effort by yourself. If you buy on-line, then it is likely that you can generate funds for us. Continue reading

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New Solo Euphonium

The Skelmanthorpe Band are pleased to announce the signing of Adam Turner as our new solo euphonium. Adam has spent the last three years as solo euphonium with Yorkshire rivals Drighlington and has previously played for Flowers, Hatfield and Thornbury. … Continue reading

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Proms on the Farm

The Proms on the farm concert in Silsden has become an annual event for the Skelmanthorpe Band over the past few years and is always a fine way to start the summer break. Set on the outskirts of the Yorkshire … Continue reading

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2014 Morley March and Hymn Tune Contest

Sunday 15th June 2014. The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community had an excellent outing at the 2014 Morley March and Hymn Tune Contest with Skelmanthorpe Band finishing in third place and taking the ‘Best Road March’ prize whilst Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass … Continue reading

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Grand Opening of the Band room

Sunday 15th June 2014. In the winter of 2010, four members of the Skelmanthorpe Brass Band Community’s committee met in a small, cold, windowless room under the band room and asked the question, “How can we extend all that we … Continue reading

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Winners at Whit Friday Marches

Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass Band impressed the adjudicators with their performances of “True and Trusty” marching down the roads in Saddleworth on Friday evening followed by the contest march “Bramwyn”. Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass Band Whit Friday 2014 Results: Best 2nd Section … Continue reading

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The 94th Spring Brass Band Festival

This year’s Spring Festival took place on Saturday 26 April at the newly refurbished Winter Gardens complex in Blackpool. Sixty bands in total competed throughout the festival and this year Skelmanthorpe Band competed in the Senior Cup. The band rendered … Continue reading

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Holme Valley Brass Band Contest

Competing for the first time in section ‘A’ and undeterred by the level of competition, the cool, calm and collected Skelmanthorpe Prospect Brass arrived at the Holmfirth Civic Hall eager to take on the bigger boys of banding at this … Continue reading

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Brass and Brassier

Saturday 5th April 2014 saw the Skelmanthorpe Band led by Musical Director, Martin Hall, join forces with the Honley Ladies Choir for a ‘Brass and Brassier’ concert at St Paul’s Hall in Huddersfield. The band opened the concert with Paul … Continue reading

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